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Free community college may not work

Michael B. Horn |

In his State of the Union address, President Obama proposed making community college tuition free for two years to boost college graduation rates and lift more people into the middle class.

UConn incubator seeks partnerships beyond bioscience

Brad Kane |

While building new partnerships through its affiliation with Jackson Laboratory, UConn wants to leverage the $19 million expansion of its statewide incubator space to attract more diverse companies...

Defunct CT student lender draws down portfolio

A defunct lending organization's loan portfolio continues to grow smaller, according to an audit released Thursday.

Housatonic taps SUNY VP for president

The Board of Regents for Higher Education said it has hired Paul Broadie II as the next president of Housatonic Community College in Bridgeport.

Departing CT ed. boss Pryor jumps to RI commerce post

Stefan Pryor, who announced his pending resignation as commissioner of the state Department of Education in August, has landed a job in Rhode Island’s secretary of commerce, the Associated...

USJ's education school reaccredited

The University of St. Joseph says its School of Education has won reaccreditation.

Hospital execs express frustration over failed Tenet deals

Brad Kane| Greg Bordonaro| Matt Pilon | 3

After warning state regulators on Wednesday that conditions placed on its acquisition of Waterbury Hospital could scuttle the deal, Tenet Healthcare pulled the plug on its plans to purchase five...

NCAA lauds UHart's Walt Harrison

The National Collegiate Athletic Association says it will honor University of Hartford President Walter Harrison with its Gerald R. Ford award for his career-long advocacy of college sports and for...

Quinnipiac's Lahey has No. 2 pay package among large U.S. colleges

Quinnipiac University President John Lahey earned $3.76 million in 2012 — the second-highest salary among his U.S. peers at the 500 private colleges with the largest endowments, according to...

Trinity College to buy downtown Hartford office building

Trinity College plans to hang its first shingle in downtown Hartford after the private, liberal arts school won the rights Wednesday to purchase the former Travelers Education Center, at 200...

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